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making news in america this morning. sentencing day. oscar pistorius learns his fate for shooting and killing his girlfriend. the very latest from inside the courtroom. icon lost. the world mourning the death of the famous fashion designer who clothed the stars. remembering oscar de la renta. dangerous defect. the exploding air bags and the brands affected. and a nun made famous. after a reality show releases her first video and you won't believe what she sings.
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good tuesday morning, i'm t.j. holmes. >> and i'm reena ninan. we begin with the breaking news, oscar pistorius will spend five years in jail for killing his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. >> alexander marquardt was in the courtroom and joins us on the phone from pretoria. tell us the reaction like in the courtroom to hear that he's going to prison. five years was the sentence. >> reporter: well, good morning, it took just about on hour for the judge to read her decision, five years in prison. it was relatively quiet in terms of the reaction. pistoriusbowed his head, wiping away tears and others were weeping. people are filing out, including the two families, that of reeva steenkamp and oscar pistorius. i asked her parents if they thought justice had been served, yes, but they will never have closure. the only way to have closure is
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to have reeva back. and his family, not outwardly crying, i asked if they had a reaction, neither his father or brother did. it's important to note after ten months he's eligible for a conversion of the sentence. could be, for example, given to house arrest. but for the time being, he has been taken into custody. he did not come out today. the sentence, as you mentioned, five years in prison. he can appeal. and that's one of the major questions right now. we don't have an answer just yet. we expect the family to speak in just about an hour. and throughout the reading of this sentence, it did appear that the judge was not going to go extremely leniently and give pistorius house arrest as the defense had requested. >> okay, 49 days this trial has been going on. alexander marquardt, thank you
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so much. the other major story we're following. the new guidelines the cdc issued overnight to protect health care workers. this is on the ebola front lines. >> it was after two nurses came down with the virus after treating a patient who eventually died. marci gonzalez in dallas for us. >> reporter: after weeks of concerns and calls for change, the cdc announcing it's updating its protocols for health care workers treating ebola patients. the head of the cdc now calling in part for protective gear to leave every part of the skin covered. though admitting we may never know how nina pham and amber vinson contracted the virus while treating ebola victim thomas duncan. >> the bottom line is the guidelines didn't work for that hospital. dallas shows that taking care of ebola is hard. >> reporter: meanwhile, a major milestone for others who spent 21 long days watching for symptoms. duncan's fiance louise troh and family out of quarantine after being given the all-clear.
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>> she is thrilled to be free. >> reporter: more than 40 others who had contact with duncan before he was hospitalized taken off the watch list. including several children. >> when i heard the news, i was scared. but when they gave us the paper that we were safe, then i was okay. >> reporter: 116 people are being monitored in dallas. many are health care workers. and nearly 200 other who is travelled to cleveland and back with amber vinson are being watched for symptoms. and many more monitored in ohio for this reason. now vinson's family manes the cdc gave her permission to travel, and they have hired an attorney to defend her reputation. sweden is widening the search for a distressed russian submarine in the waters nearstockle hom.
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they say it was a dutch submarine. it looked very much like a submarine on principal. a cease fire is in place in eastern ukraine, but the violence has not stoppe eda powl explosion rocked dou eed dough necessarying. it brought a news conference to a halt, leaving many crawling on their hands and knees. two f-16 from the oklahoma national guard collided mid-air over kansas. one plunged into a pasture and burst into flames. the pilot ejected safely, taken to the hospital but not seriously injured. the other flew back to tulsa. it was a routine training exercise. police in northwestern indiana are expecting more victims of a man they say is a serial killer. darren vann was accused of
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killing a woman in hotel. he led them to six more women in abandoned homes and could be before discoveries to comb. >> could go back 20 years. >> it could indicate that possible other victims could surface. >> he is a sex offender in texas and solicited them on a website similar to craig's list. and jodi arias is back in court, attorneys fighting for her life. she claimed she was acting in self-defense when she stabbed her boyfriend 30 times and shot him in the head. the first jury deadlocked on the death penalty or life in prison. and a man was mistakenly released from prison. rodriguez parnell is accused of shooting and killing a man last year and assaulting a prison employee after his arrest.
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corrections officials have no idea what went wrong. and developing overnight, police in pennsylvania say there's another sighting of eric frein. a local law enforcement official reported seeing him near the swiftwater post office, and near where a woman saw a rifle-toting man believed to be frein friday night. schools are open with added security. a passing note this morning. fashion icon oscar de la renta has died. he received legendary status by dressing jaqueline kennedy. he was from the white house to every hollywood red carpet. one of his wedding gowns was worn by george clooney's new wife. he died from complications from cancer. he was 82 years old. celebrities have been sharing fond memories. and showers in the northeast and northwest.
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and to southern florida. clear everywhere else. >> 60s in the northeast and northwest, 7dss and 80s in the midwest. and game one within 61-at first pitch for the world series. and an urgent warning about air bags. and a street fight between kids is viral and sparking an investigation. and monica lewinsky talks about her past, her new mission and falling in love with the instead of mailing every
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well, a major air bag recall is being expanded this morning. nearly 5 million drivers are being warned to have their air bag replaced. most were built between 2000 and 2006. in the defective air bags, the deflator actually explodes like an ied, propelling deadly shrapnel. some drivers haven't gotten the recall notice yet. >> a lot of folks who own vehicles have not received the notificati notification. and that's a real issue. >> the air bags have been used in toyota, mazda, bmw as well as nissan. they come from one plant in mexico owned by a japanese company. a company behind the guardrails on many highways has been found liable of defrauding the federal government and ordered to pay $175 million. trinity industries failed to
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inform the government about a cost-saving change made in 2005. instead of absorbing the impact, the modified guardrail could punch through the car. it could end up paying more than a billion dollars. and several of the major airlines increased fairs for the first time in four months. but it's at a curious time. it's falling gas prices, the savings not being passed to you. and the sales in iphones are behind the surging profits for apple. they sold 35 million iphones. the only disappointment, ipads. down 18% from a year ago. they made $8.5 billion over the last quarter. and a winner in the new contest for the potato chip president winner was wasabi
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ginger. there was also cheddar bacon and cappuccino. the nurse who came up with the winning flavor gets either $1 million or a portion of the profits, whichever is greater. and mystery solved. we know the hero is seen in this dramatic video we showed you. plus a new look from inside this raging fire. and walking miracle. the ground breaking treatment revealed overnight that allowed a paralyzed man to take his first step in years. when change is in the air you see things in a whole new way. it's in this spirit that ing u.s. is becoming a new kind of company. one that helps you think differently about what's ahead, and what's possible when you get things organized. ing u.s. is now voya. changing the way you think of retirement.
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well, if it's clear where you are, step outside and look up. before dawn today and tomorrow night with the orion meteor shower is streaking across the sky. it's dust from haley's comet that comes around this year. and wet roads in the northeast and northwest, and from the southern rockies in the east coast. clear skies good for flying. no major delays expected. back to the news, police in delaware investigating after a video of two little boys fighting while adults were laughing and egging them on. >> these children who police believe were between the ages of 4 and 7 punch each other in the head repeatedly. at one point a young girl tries to break it up as adults continue to look on. police believe that an adult
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recorded the video and posted it on facebook. the suspect in the disappearance of hannah graham has been charged with another crime. jesse matthew is being held on charges of abducting gram. surveillance video shows them together. now prosecutors say he attacked a woman in 2005. people came to her rescue and gave them a sketch. >> they never gave up. this case has been going on for nine years. we have actively investigated it. >> dna links him to that attack and a third case in 2009. her body was found six miles from the one that may be hannah graham. and monica lewinsky back in the public eye. she is now 41 years old. and spoke in philadelphia on the 30 under 30 summit. trying to end cyber bullying,
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saying she was the first person to have her reparation destroyed worldwide by the internet. >> i fell in love in my boss in a 22-year-old sort of way. it happens. but my boss was the president of the united states. >> lewinsky said she was inspired to act after a rutgers university student killed himself when his roommate used a web cam to spy on him kissing another man. and a fire that trapped a man inside. we showed this moment when strangers came to his rescue. take a look at what fire fighters saw. captured on a helmet cam. the flames coming straight at the fire fighters as they worked to put it out. they had face masks and oxygen. the hero rescuer did not. >> i was scared. i'm sure anybody would be scared. but there's a life. try to help them.
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>> the fire fighters quickly put out the fire. but a little bit too late for the rescue if those folks had not arrived. the fire destroyed his life, but they saved his life. it was a wild one on monday night football. >> and high lights from our guys at espn. >> let's go. monday night football. wake up. steelers at home against the texans. steelers haven't lost a monday night football game since the mil lard philmore administration, or grover alexander? they have struggled in the red zone, that's a way to unstruggle. look at mike tomlin. take the lead. ensuing drive then of at touchdown and the extra point and the kickoff. ryan fitzpatrick's pass tipped. brettk has a beard. he can do superhuman things like that. they scored 21 unanswered points in just over 90 seconds.
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and lebron, kyrie irving, haven't played together since alexander hamilton. gives him up to what do they call him? >> raggedy andy. >> and derek rose, cut it to four. third quarter, calves up 7. fancy pass. irving just launches that thing. calves win it 107-98. world series starts tuesday, kansas city. who do you like? >> got to think about it. >> think about it. >> oh. >> kansas city. and the reactions from the celebrities pouring in for the fashion designer overnight. and action figure fight. why some people are mad about this "breaking bad" toy. ife. especially now that i live with a higher risk of stroke due to afib,
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is a better find for me. ask your doctor today if eliquis is right for you. pulse. we start with an outpouring of love for fashion designer oscar de la renta. >> as we mentioned earlier, he died from complications of cancer at the age of 82. among those paying tribute last night in los angeles was actress jennifer garner. >> he honored women's features, he honored our bodies.
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he wasn't afraid to pull back and let the woman be the star of the look. and i was just lucky to get to wear his designs. >> actress tina fey said his dresses defined the sort of american style. and his company's website following the word of his death. the black background with his signature in white. >> and the gentleman of fashion you will always be. >> and jaime lee curtis, worn his fragrance her whole life. it's like his design and life, classic, soft, feminine and elegant. >> and lastly, taylor swift saying, my all-time favorite designer has passed away. oscar, it was an honor to wear your creations. and a new line of action figures, based on "breaking bad." they are at toys' r us. and the drug dealer firs come from gas masks, bags of cash and bags of crystal meth.
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>> a florida mother is demanding that toys 'are us take them off the shelves. the company says they also sell to collectors. actor brian cranston who played walter white said he is so mad he is burning his florida mom action figure in protest. >> you tried to find them on the toys 'r us website, couldn't find them earlier? >> couldn't find them. and a cutting edge science. helping a paralyzed man walk again. >> 40-year-old man showing no sign he would gain reuse of his leg after a knife attack. but they transplanted cells from his naval cavity to his spine, continually renewed, allowed him to reconnect. >> he began putting on thigh muscles a few months after the treatment. now two years later he's walking using a frame. >> pretty incredible. you might remember the nun
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who surprised every on the italian version of the voice, winning the competition. >> she is back. that's her winning the competition. she is back. she has a new song and video, and her choice of song and material has some people scratching and shaking their heads. ♪ like a virgin touched for the very first time ♪ ♪ like a virgin it's different. yes. that's madonna's hit song, "like a virgin." it was released nearly 30 years ago. can you believe that? sister cristina says she chose it, not trying to provoke or start a scandal, but says it's about love to renew people. >> she was incredible, the lead favorite to win. she has a good voice. >> the style, you don't expect that voice out of a nun. >> no. >> for some of you, your local
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. good tuesday morning. happy world series day. ready? >> ready as i can be. for the giants to win. i have been in training. meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast. we start with live doppler hd. it is dry. you are not going to need the wet weather gear. from the east bay hills you can see how clean the air is. it is up to 15 degrees cooler this morning. make sure you dress the kids warmer than yesterday. this afternoon, 72 to 74 inland. 62 to 67 the coast and san
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francisco. leyla gulen? good morning, the bay bridge toll plaza shows clear conditions from emeryville to the tolls. to the eastern span, the bay bridge is moving along fine. it clears after the tunnel and clear to san francisco. there is construction in oakland until 5:30 this morning westbound 580 between 57 to broadway. watch out for the cones. breaking news in san francisco: a water main break in portrero hill neighborhood and we are on the scene. what is happening? >> the water has been turned off and there is quite a bit of mud in the road up the hill where a water main burst with water gush down the street. there is a big hole where the
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water line burst. crews are on the scene with the police. officials say the roads have to be dug up. traffic in the area could be impacted. 22nd between vermont and san bruno is closed to traffic next to san francisco general hospital. the hospital briefly lost water pressure but it is okay. nothing was damaged but the road. we do not know the cause. it has been shut off. there is no more problem with water in the area. thank you. giants fans are counting the hours until the start of game one of the word series teen their team and the kansas city royals. an lists say an interesting matchup with the royals steal a lot of bases putting pressure on

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